Seminar Series: Spring 2021

All via ZOOM beginning at 4 pm

All are welcome!  Enter ZOOM here. 


Meeting ID: 964 9297 6593
Passcode: seminar


The Biology department offers a seminar (BIOL 41100/41200) series each semester representing a broad range of topics in  biology.  These seminars are open to the entire community.  Students are invited to meet with the speaker in a small group following the talk to answer questions related to the topic presented, or to answer questions regarding different careers in Biology.

Seminar Organizer, Leann Kanda

January 28

Introductory meeting for students taking Biology Seminar, BIOL-41100/41200

February 4

Summer Scholars Information Session

February 11

Crystal Rogers, UC Davis
"Sticking together: Cadherin proteins during embryonic development"

February 18

Ted Stankowich, California State University, Long Beach
Spines, shields, sprays, and stripes: The evolution of antipredator defenses and coloration in mammals”

February 25  

Computational Biology Ph.D. Candidates, Cornell University

Ying Quiao, “Distinguishing pedigree relationships using multi-way identical by descent sharing”

 Daniel Seidman, “Pedigree reconstruction in the era of many thousands of samples”

March 4 

Lisa Petrella, Marquette University   
"Worming on the edge: What goes wrong with fertility at high temperatures"

March 11 

 Keri Segraves, Syracuse University
The evolutionary ecology of species interactions"

March 25 MANDATORY Student Research Options for Fall 2021
students interested in enrolling in research must attend.
April 1    Manuela Dal FornoBotanical Research Institute of Texas and Smithsonian Institution
"Lichen diversity and its multifaceted symbioses"
April 8 Peng Huang, University of Calgary
"Origin and function of tissue-resident fibroblasts"
April 15 Christina Wesolek, University of Delaware

"Animal behavior to endangered species conservation: an interdisciplinary journey"

April 22    Derek Applewhite, Reed College
"The role of Drosophila split discs in the regulation of non-muscle myosin II contractility"  
April 29  Biology Honors Symposium
May 3
Biochemistry Research Symposium
May 4-6
Biology Research Symposium 
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